When supervisees appear to be struggling with their own feeling states or countertransference reactions it is tempting to move into a therapist role which is never the best direction. Although a supervisiory intervention can be and is often therapuetic, the function is different. OK, so what do you do when your supervisee breaks down into tears. View 6 pointers that will help you support your supervisee while ensuring optimal client care. For a more detailed discussion go to www.supervisionCEU.com which provides BBS approved Continuing Education Units for both Supervision and Law/Ethics license requirments.